abaya

[ uh-bey-yuh ]
/ əˈbeɪ yə /

noun

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abaya

/ (əˈbaɪə) /

noun

a long black long-sleeved robe worn by Muslim women in Arabic-speaking countries, often with a headscarf or veil

Word Origin for abaya

Arabic
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